The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 46 79 117
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +38
Contract jobs citing REST 158 135 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.51% 2.55% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.74% 8.38% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 119 67
Median daily rate £450 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £187.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £50.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +45.87%
REST
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1240 1611 1738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.38% 30.39% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1325 1283
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Median hourly rate £54.25 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 137 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (51.91%) Java
3 111 (42.37%) Web Services
4 107 (40.84%) HTML
5 106 (40.46%) JavaScript
6 89 (33.97%) CSS
7 87 (33.21%) JSON
7 87 (33.21%) HTML5
8 84 (32.06%) Scrum
9 83 (31.68%) SOAP
10 80 (30.53%) Git (software)
11 77 (29.39%) TDD
12 68 (25.95%) CSS3
13 64 (24.43%) AngularJS
14 63 (24.05%) SQL
15 62 (23.66%) XML
16 60 (22.90%) Spring
17 58 (22.14%) Finance
18 55 (20.99%) Node.js
19 52 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
20 46 (17.56%) MongoDB
21 43 (16.41%) MySQL
22 40 (15.27%) Banking
22 40 (15.27%) NoSQL
23 38 (14.50%) BDD
24 37 (14.12%) Web Development
25 36 (13.74%) jQuery
26 34 (12.98%) Ajax
26 34 (12.98%) OO
27 33 (12.60%) PHP

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (7.63%) CMS
2 17 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.82%) Jetty
3 10 (3.82%) nginx
4 9 (3.44%) JBoss
4 9 (3.44%) Mule
4 9 (3.44%) Mule ESB
5 8 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.05%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.29%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.29%) WordPress
7 4 (1.53%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.15%) Drupal
9 2 (0.76%) Apache
9 2 (0.76%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.76%) WildFly
10 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.38%) Confluence
10 1 (0.38%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.38%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) Radian6
2 1 (0.38%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.96%) GitHub
4 12 (4.58%) TestFlight
5 10 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (3.05%) SaaS
7 5 (1.91%) Force.com
8 3 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.76%) Boomi
9 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.76%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.38%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.78%) HTTP
2 11 (4.20%) Internet
3 6 (2.29%) Network Security
4 4 (1.53%) CTI
5 3 (1.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.38%) Firewall
6 1 (0.38%) FTP
6 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.38%) SSH
6 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) VPN
6 1 (0.38%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.56%) MongoDB
2 43 (16.41%) MySQL
3 40 (15.27%) NoSQL
4 24 (9.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 17 (6.49%) CouchDB
7 14 (5.34%) Big Data
7 14 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (4.96%) Neo4j
8 13 (4.96%) SQL Server
9 12 (4.58%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (4.58%) RDBMS
9 12 (4.58%) SQLite
10 10 (3.82%) Apache Hive
11 9 (3.44%) Hadoop
11 9 (3.44%) Impala
12 7 (2.67%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.91%) Redis
14 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 80 (30.53%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.40%) JUnit
2 22 (8.40%) Maven
3 19 (7.25%) Grunt
4 18 (6.87%) Bower
4 18 (6.87%) gulp
4 18 (6.87%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.87%) Subversion
5 14 (5.34%) Selenium
6 12 (4.58%) JIRA
7 11 (4.20%) RSpec
8 10 (3.82%) Vagrant
9 9 (3.44%) WebDriver
10 8 (3.05%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.67%) Gradle
11 7 (2.67%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.91%) GitLab
12 5 (1.91%) Mockito
12 5 (1.91%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.53%) Ant
General
1 58 (22.14%) Finance
2 40 (15.27%) Banking
3 19 (7.25%) Games
3 19 (7.25%) Marketing
4 18 (6.87%) Advertising
5 10 (3.82%) Law
6 6 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.53%) Publishing
8 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.76%) Back Office
9 2 (0.76%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 200 (76.34%) Developer
2 71 (27.10%) Java Developer
3 45 (17.18%) Senior Developer
4 27 (10.31%) Web Developer
5 25 (9.54%) iOS Developer
6 21 (8.02%) Architect
7 19 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 16 (6.11%) Senior iOS Developer
9 14 (5.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (4.96%) Android Developer
11 12 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (4.58%) HTML Developer
11 12 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (4.20%) Agile Developer
12 11 (4.20%) Angular Developer
13 9 (3.44%) AWS Developer
14 8 (3.05%) Agile Java Developer
14 8 (3.05%) Salesforce.com Developer
15 7 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
15 7 (2.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (42.37%) Web Services
2 107 (40.84%) HTML
3 89 (33.97%) CSS
4 87 (33.21%) HTML5
4 87 (33.21%) JSON
5 83 (31.68%) SOAP
6 68 (25.95%) CSS3
7 64 (24.43%) AngularJS
8 62 (23.66%) XML
9 60 (22.90%) Spring
10 55 (20.99%) Node.js
11 36 (13.74%) jQuery
12 34 (12.98%) Ajax
13 23 (8.78%) Backbone.js
14 21 (8.02%) Sass
15 19 (7.25%) Play Framework
15 19 (7.25%) WebSockets
16 18 (6.87%) Cocoa
16 18 (6.87%) Ruby on Rails
17 17 (6.49%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.07%) Mobile App
2 25 (9.54%) User Experience
3 12 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.67%) Fintech
6 7 (2.67%) Semantic Web
7 6 (2.29%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.91%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.91%) STB
9 4 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.53%) IVR
10 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.15%) Life Science
10 3 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.76%) Social Media
11 2 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.45%) Apple iOS
2 29 (11.07%) Linux
3 17 (6.49%) Android
4 14 (5.34%) Unix
5 4 (1.53%) Windows
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (32.06%) Scrum
3 77 (29.39%) TDD
4 52 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (14.50%) BDD
6 37 (14.12%) Web Development
7 34 (12.98%) OO
8 31 (11.83%) Test Automation
9 30 (11.45%) Front End Development
9 30 (11.45%) MVC
10 29 (11.07%) iOS Development
10 29 (11.07%) Responsive Web Design
11 28 (10.69%) OOP
12 25 (9.54%) Configuration Management
12 25 (9.54%) Software Engineering
13 24 (9.16%) Automated Testing
13 24 (9.16%) Microservices
14 23 (8.78%) Open Source
15 22 (8.40%) Kanban
15 22 (8.40%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 136 (51.91%) Java
2 106 (40.46%) JavaScript
3 63 (24.05%) SQL
4 33 (12.60%) PHP
5 27 (10.31%) Scala
6 26 (9.92%) Ruby
7 21 (8.02%) Objective-C
8 20 (7.63%) Apple Swift
8 20 (7.63%) C#
9 14 (5.34%) Python
10 11 (4.20%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.44%) Apex Code
12 7 (2.67%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.29%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.91%) XPath
15 4 (1.53%) C++
15 4 (1.53%) ES6
15 4 (1.53%) Go
15 4 (1.53%) SOQL
16 3 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.34%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.58%) Degree
4 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.20%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) SDET
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.38%) FATCA
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (6.87%) Docker
2 2 (0.76%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (4.96%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.44%) Puppet
3 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.76%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 24 (9.16%) Oracle
2 17 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (5.34%) Google
4 9 (3.44%) VMware
5 7 (2.67%) Apple
6 6 (2.29%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.91%) Facebook
7 5 (1.91%) IBM
7 5 (1.91%) Twitter
8 3 (1.15%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.15%) Informatica
8 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.76%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.76%) Solace
10 1 (0.38%) Adobe
10 1 (0.38%) Apiary
10 1 (0.38%) Dell
10 1 (0.38%) SAP
10 1 (0.38%) Sybase
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